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A French family.

Image ID: 1619188

A French family. (Nov. 5, 1792)

Image Details

Image Title

:  A French family.


: Alken, Samuel, fl. 1780-1798 -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827 -- Artist

Published Date

: Nov. 5, 1792


: Aquatints -- Hand-colored

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: Aquatint, colored, 32.5 x 43.5 cm.


: T. Rowlandson delin., S. Alken fecit. Note 2.) Two couples dancing in a shabby room; man in foreground wearing wig and tattered shirt, his partner wearing plumed headdress. Man seated at left striking tambourine; dogs dancing. Man seated at right playing fiddle; barefoot child standing in third position, lifting nightshirt.


: Prints depicting dance / Subjects


: The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts / Jerome Robbins Dance Division

Catalog Call Number

: *MGZFH Row T C 1

Digital ID

: 1619188

Record ID

: 1760828

Digital Item Published

: 3-3-2008; updated 8-1-2011

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